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Francesca Lessa

Francesca Lessa is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Latin American Centre and a Junior Research Fellow at St Anne's College, both University of Oxford, UK. Her research interests include transitional justice in the Southern Cone, particularly Argentina and Uruguay; the policies and politics of memory of state terrorism in the Southern Cone; and the question of impunity and continued human rights violations in Argentina and Uruguay. She is co-editor of The Memory of State Terrorism in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay (2011, with Vincent Druliolle); Luchas contra la impunidad: Uruguay, 1985–2011 (2011, with Gabriela Fried); and Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability: Comparative and International Perspectives (2012, with Leigh A. Payne).

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Memory and Transitional Justice in Argentina and Uruguay
Against Impunity

Palgrave Macmillan
Existing memory studies literature has tended to focus on commemorative sites and dates while transitional justice scholarship has primarily centered on truth...
Francesca Lessa

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